May 8, 1976 - March 13, 1997
Ross Moran was born a sage in a boy's body
With a simple and pure message of love for everyone
That was unmistakable
To anyone who really listened.
He grew from a wonderful child,
To a cherished brother,
To a kindred spirit,
To a true mentor.
He still resides in our hearts,
And our actions,
In this ever-present moment.
by John Bartelt in memory of Ross Moran
In March, 1997, we lost our good friend Ross. Ross was a gifted writer. He put together humorous and inspirational newsletters at CFRI's Retreat and was known for his poetry, wit and artistry. Life was his medium. He wrote the poem Moonpaths Flow late one night from his hospital bed as he watched the moon arc across the sky outside his window.
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